Bemidji Pioneer: Music and movement: Council of Indian Students hosts 46th annual pow-wow at BSU

BEMIDJI—Drums thundered as dancers streamed into the arena, and soon the fieldhouse at Bemidji State University was filled with music and movement. The university’s Council of Indian Students hosted it’s annual pow-wow Saturday—the largest student-run event on campus and a centerpiece of the council’s yearly plans. Organizers said nearly 500 dancers and 21 drums were […]

Full article

Bemidji Pioneer: Day, Gonzalez, Johnson among education association honorees

BEMIDJI — Several Bemidji-area teachers and students were recognized Thursday at the Minnesota Indian Education Association’s 33rd annual conference. John Gonzalez, a BSU professor and a Bemidji Area Schools board member was named post-secondary Teacher of the Year. BSU senior Naomi Johnson won post-secondary Student of the Year, and Donald Day, the former executive director […]

Full article

Classical MPR: Like an Argentine Dancer: Piazzolla in the Regional Spotlight

Classical MPR’s Alison Young with Dr. Lauren McNee, a sought-after chamber, orchestral and solo flutist based in Minneapolis and Chicago. courtesy Lauren McNee via Facebook LISTEN Dash by Jennifer Higdon Nov 13, 2017 4min 52sec LISTEN Piazzolla’s Los Que Vendra Nov 13, 2017 3min 36sec The faculty members of Bemidji State University are in the Regional Spotlight. From […]

Full article